Kerala Medical Seats reserved categories and Quotas

For Govt colleges seats are reserved for 15% AIQ and 85% seats to State Counseling
For Palakkad Medical college has reservation for State counseling is various from other colleges, Scheduled Caste 70%, Scheduled Tribe 2%, General Merit 13% and AIQ 15%
For Govt Medical college Kollam seats are reserved for 15% AIQ and 35% for ESIC quota 50% seats to State Counseling
For Non Private colleges 70% seats for State Management Quota, 15% seats for ALL India Merit Category and 15% seats to NRI category.
If Minority Based private colleges has reserved its seats for 30 to 50% to particular Minority and 15% seats for AM Category, 15% for NRI (NRI Minority)and balance seats are went to State management quota.

MBBS Seat Reservation

As per the prevailing mandatory reservation principle, communal reservation percentage are given below. All Seats in government colleges and private colleges are allotted based on the communal reservation after excluding seats which come under the special reservations such as NCC, etc.

  • (A) State Merit (SM) – 60%
  • (B) Socially and Educationally Backward Classes (SEBC) – Total = 30%
    • Ezhava (EZ) – 9%
    • Muslim (MU) – 8%
    • Other Backward Hindu (BH) – 3%
    • Latin Catholic and Anglo Indian (LA) – 3%
    • Dheevara and related communities (DV) – 2%
    • Viswakarma and related communities (VK) – 2%
    • Kusavan and related communities (KN) – 1%
    • Other Backward Christian (BX) – 1%
    • Kudumbi (KU) – 1%
  • (C) Scheduled Castes & Scheduled Tribes – Total = 10%
    • Scheduled Castes (SC) – 8%
    • Scheduled Tribes (ST) – 2%

Special Reservation Quota

  • Ex-servicemen Quota (XS): Six seats are reserved
  • Dependent of Defense Personnel Missing or Killed or Disabled (DK): Five seats are available in government medical colleges.
  • Serving Defense Personnel (SD): Two seats are available.
  • CAPF (RP): Seats are reserved for sons/daughters of personnel serving in Central Armed Police
    Force/Dependent of Armed Police Force Personnel Killed/Missed/Disabled in Action.
  • Jewish (JW) Quota: 1 seat is reserved under this quota.
  • Degree holders in Ayurveda (DA): Seven seats are reserved for Degree holders in Ayurveda
  • Degree holders in Homeopathy (DH): Four seats in the MBBS course are reserved for degree holders in Homeopathy
  • Nurse-Allopathy (NQ): One seat is reserved for Nurses working for Government of Kerala
  • Sports Quota (PI & PT): Four seats under Individual (PI) and three seats under Team Event(PT) are available for sports person.
  • NCC Quota (CC): Two seats are reserved for National Cadet Corps.
  • Reservation for Persons with Disabilities (PD): Five % of the seats available are reserved for candidates with benchmark disabilities who have minimum of 40% disability for all courses in Govt./Aided Colleges
  • EWS Quota: A total of 10% seats are reserved for EWS Quota in Government colleges.
  • Govt of India Nominees: 24 seats are reserved for nominations
  • Kerala origin settled in Union Territory of Andaman & Nicobar Islands: Has 1 seat reserved
  • Kerala origin settled in Lakshadweep: Has 1 seat reserved
  • Jammu & Kashmir Nominees: Has 1 seat reserved
Category Description
AC All Christian Minority
AM All India Merit
BH Backward Hindu
BX Backward Christian
CC National Cadet Corps
DA Degree/Diploma Ayurveda
DH Degree/diploma Homoeopathy
DK Son/Daughter of Defence Killed
DV Dheerava Related
EWS Economically Weaker Section
EWS-ESI Economically Weaker Section ESI
EWS-PH Economically Weaker Section Physically Challenged
EZ Ezhava
GN General Category
GN-ESI General ESI
GN-PH General Physically Handicapped
KN Kusavan
KU Kudumbi
LA Latin Catholic and Anglo Indian
MM Muslim Minority
MNG Management Quota
MU Muslim Category
NC NRI Christian Minority
NM NRI Muslim Minority
NQ Nurse Quota
NR NRI General
NRI-DU NRI Deemed General
OBC Other Backward Class
OBC-ESI Other Backward Class ESI
OBC-PH Other Backward Class Physically Challenged
PI Individual Sports
PT Team Sports
SC Scheduled Caste
SC-ESI Scheduled Caste ESI
SC-PH Scheduled Caste Physically Handicapped
SD Son/Daughter of Serving Defence
SM State Merit
ST Scheduled Tribe
VK Viswakarma Related
XS Son/Daughter of X-Service Men

2 Reviews

Vidushi chaudhary
July 7, 2023 at 10:00 am

Looking for direct MBBS admission in Kerala State through self financed or management kota.
Please share procedure & fees structure of management Kota

Saad Chaudhary
August 25, 2023 at 9:37 pm

Thank you for the information.

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